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Hiker
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Why does my HERO5 loose its charge?

My HERO 5 sits in the Karma Grip most of the time. I charged both to 100% on Sunday, went to use the camera only today, and it was at 1%. This is the second time it's happened and caused me to not be able to take pictures of my event.

 

Do I have something (wifi) turned on, that still runs when the HERO 5 is off? (like my Hero 4 Black)

 

Besides getting a spare battery, what could be happening?


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GoPro Community Manager
Posts: 5,853

Re: Why does my HERO5 loose its charge?

@notthefakeeric - If wifi is on in your camera, it can drain the battery when the camera is not in use. For optimal battery life, I like to remove the battery from my cameras between uses.

 

Jeff

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GoPro Community Manager
Posts: 5,853

Re: Why does my HERO5 loose its charge?

@notthefakeeric - If wifi is on in your camera, it can drain the battery when the camera is not in use. For optimal battery life, I like to remove the battery from my cameras between uses.

 

Jeff